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Photos: The Smashing Pumpkins celebrate 30th Anniversary at PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ on 8/2

Posted by on August 3, 2018

Last night (2nd), The Smashing Pumpkins celebrated their 30th Anniversary at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. It was a remarkable evening that included guest performances from Deftone’s Chino Moreno, Courtney Love, Peter Hook and more. Luckily, Metal Insider contributing photographer Melinda Oswandel was there to capture the event. Check out the amazing […]

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Pantera, Metallica, King Diamond members and more paid tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 25, 2018

Vinnie Paul, another metal icon that is gone  too soon, has shocked the entire community as many have shared their reactions on social media. While we still don’t know the official cause of death, it’s been reported that the 54-year-old Pantera/HellYeah drummer had a heart attack and died in his sleep on Friday night (22nd). […]

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Listen to Mutoid Man cover Little Richard’s “Keep A-Knockin”

Posted by on May 8, 2018

Mutoid Man have continued sharing their cover series with their take on Little Richard’s “Keep A-Knockin” as they gave the track a new name “Keepa Gnawkin.” Just last month they shared their spin on the Tom Jones cover with “She’s A Mutoid Lady”, then Led Zeppelin’s “Communication Breakdown.”  Now we can order the covers EP and […]

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The rock icons that shaped heavy metal

Posted by on April 25, 2018

Heavy metal developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, primarily in the United Kingdom, with roots in blues-rock and psychedelic/acid rock. The unbridled energy and abrasive sounds, characterized by frenetic guitar distortion, pounding rhythms and deafening screaming, portrayed an emotional intensity that had never been explored before. There were quite a number of emerging rock bands […]

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Led Zeppelin announces first-ever record store day release

Posted by on February 27, 2018

To celebrate fifty-years of Led Zeppelin a little early, the group will have their first-ever Record Store Day release. On April 21st, the band will unleash a limited edition 7-inch single, which is produced by Jimmy Page and pressed on yellow vinyl. The single will have two previously unreleased versions, which were handpicked by Page […]

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Led Zeppelin are “so good,” or “just really boring,” in new ‘Kids React’ video

Posted by on September 26, 2017

  According to the new Fine Brothers Entertainment video, Led Zeppelin isn’t for everyone. With the limited radio stations available on the road, there’s always that one classic rock channel playing Led Zeppelin hits every hour. Based on the new Kids React To clip, a few of these children most likely listen to the said […]

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Watch Slayer cover ZZ Top, Led Zeppelin during soundchecks

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Slayer might be the most fearsome of the Big Four, but they’ve gotta soundcheck too. Instead of busting out songs they’ve been playing for over 30 years, they appear to enjoy busting out some classic rock covers. One of the perks of their VIP packages is allowing fans to attend their soundchecks, and while Kerry […]

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Ozzy Osbourne reveals his top ten metal albums of all time

Posted by on June 26, 2017

Rolling Stone caught up with Ozzy Osbourne while they were compiling their list of 100 best metal albums of all time. We already discovered Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford and Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s favorite metal albums are and now, it’s Osbourne’s turn. His top ten list has a pretty solid mix, with bands like […]

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Remember When: Dave Grohl and Josh Homme tested out Ashton Kutcher’s flatulence app?

Posted by on June 21, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Tom Morello, Dave Navarro, Jimmy Page and more pay tribute to Chris Cornell

Posted by on May 18, 2017

We’re still processing last night’s suicide of Chris Cornell. And as we attempt to come to grips with the senseless loss of a voice for a generation (X), we pretty much have no words. We can’t even imagine how the family and friends of the grunge icon feel. Artists including his Audioslave bandmate Tom Morello […]

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